June 1945 radio interview with torpedoman Alfred E. Amos of Hartford CT & gunner's captain Stanley J. Olander of Manchester CT - survivors of the USS Franklin (CV-13). Topics: World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American, Old Time Radio, OTR,...
Polio outbreaks in the United States in the summer of 1946 were at an all-time high. In Minneapolis, Minnesota there was a voluntary quarantine - and with no newspaper delivery boys there was no Sunday Funnies. Mayor (and future Vice President) Hubert H. Humphrey came to the rescue and read the Sunday comics over WCCO (and did a pretty good job). There is more about the Stay At Home Campaign and this broadcast at the Minneapolis Star Tribune: http://www.startribune.com/local/blogs/116452338.html Topics: WCCO, Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978, Poliomyelitis, Comics, OTR, Polio,...
Talk Nation Radio for December 8, 2011 Wall Street, Banks, EU and US Debt, an Interview with Ellen Brown Ellen Brown is author of the book Web of Debt, she is chair and president of the educational non profit think tank, the publicbankinginstitute.org. Look for her online at webofdebt.com. We hear about options that states and counties have for starting their own US banks that could change the entire equation, reducing the power and influence of giant banks and helping solve the US debt crisis.... Topics: Wall Street, Banks, EU and US Debt, an Interview with Ellen Brown, public banking institute,...
Kris Welch interviews Walter Mosley, an American novelist, at KPFA on November 7, 1997. Mosley is well-known for the historical mystery series, "Easy Rawlins". They discuss his new book, "Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned". Source: KPFA
Audio extracted from the United States War Department Film Bulletin #89, War Bonds. The film is in poor shape so just the audio has been uploaded here.National Archives description: "Reel 1, Generals Brehon Somervell and Howard K. Loughry speak on the value of war bond purchases by Army personnel. Reel 2, shows activities at the Army War Bond office in Chicago, following operations from the arrival of Class B allotment applications to the mailing of bonds. Shows how office machinery and... Topics: Film Bulletin, Somervell, Brehon Burke, 1892-1955, WWII, World War II, War Bonds, World War,...
Speech by congressman Ronald Vernie "Ron" Dellums given at the 54th anniversary event of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade. Dellums looks back at his 20 years in Congress, beginning with his going to Congress "in the name of peace and justice...to oppose the war in Vietnam." He talks of how he later opposed "the mentality of the Cold war," and his joy when the Berlin wall came down and there was talk about peace dividends. He voices his opposition to financing weapons... Source: KPFA
Speech by congressman Ronald Vernie "Ron" Dellums given at the 54th anniversary event of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade. Dellums looks back at his 20 years in Congress, beginning with his going to Congress "in the name of peace and justice...to oppose the war in Vietnam." He talks of how he later opposed "the mentality of the Cold war," and his joy when the Berlin wall came down and there was talk about peace dividends. He voices his opposition to financing weapons...
University of Winnipeg Global College Human Rights and Social Justice Conference February 23-25, 2007 --- February 23, 2007 J L McBrien Romeo Dallaire Tony Hoffman Janet Stewart (CBC) Moderator Topic: human rights, social justice, war affected children, war, children
Interview with Jolly Ann Davidson and Tom Lauria about the effectiveness of cigarette warning labels. They also discuss the Tobacco Institute youth smoking prevention program and a new booklet "Tobacco: Helping Youth Say No." Topics: tobacco, cigarette, youth, youth access, school based program, high school, high school student,...
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"This sound recording of U.S. Senator from Vermont Warren Austin's remarks on world peace, followed the World Security Conference at Dumbarton Oaks in Washington, DC."National Archives Identifier: 2320081 Topics: OTR, World War, 1939-1945, Old Time Radio, World War II, WWII
Description: The city of Berkeley's first Black mayor, Warren Widener (1938-2013) discusses how he hopes to implement his programs, the role of the police in the community, and providing aid for schools, among other subjects. This interview with Al Silbowitz and Elsa Knight Thompson was broadcast live on KPFA, Monday, April 26, 1971.Call Number: BC0037Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Pacifica Radio Archives. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that... Topics: californialightandsound, African American politicians., Mayors--Berkeley (Calif.), Thompson, Elsa... Source: 1 Tape of 1 : 1/4 inch audio tape
Cities and towns promote recycling and conservation programs, but are they still inadvertently promoting waste? Today on Insight, local public works officials tell you what should be done. The Internet is quickly becoming the medium of choice for young music buyers interested in classical music. Today, the founder of Magnatune, a Berkeley-based independent record label that licenses music for downloading; the executive director of the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra in San Francisco; and the... Topics: waste management, classical music, internet music buyers, online classical music, KXJZ, Insight,...
WBAI Sampler Tape. Montage of ten important WBAI broadcasts from the mid-1960s. pt.1. From protest to resistance -- pt.2. Does democracy have a future? -- pt.3. Both sides of the bars -- pt.4. The Agony of Greece -- pt.5. Negroes and Jews -- pt.6. Radio unnameable -- pt.7. Reports from Khe Sahn and Hue -- pt.8. Commentaries: Ayn Rand and Neil Fabricant -- pt.9. Tribute to Paul Robeson -- pt.10. This is the Rill speaking. Received Armstrong Award, 1968.(60 min.) BB3620 Pacifica Radio Archives. Topics: wbai, rand, fabricant, robeson, rill, khe sahn, hue, pacifica
1944 NBC broadcast of the Ben Hecht & Kurt Weill Holocaust "dramatic pageant" We Will Never Die. Live from the Hollywood Bowl. The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum has a couple web pages about this production: "Kurt Weill and We Will Never Die" http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10007047 "We Will Never Die: Shattering the Silence Surrounding the Holocaust" http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10007036 The program had a cast of 1,000 and... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: World War, 1939-1945, World War II, 1944, WWII, Holocaust, Old Time Radio, The Shoah, Ben Hecht,...
Nicolette Bautista just stepped down from her post as Executive Director of WEAVE (Women Escaping a Violent Environment). She'll tell you what she achieved, about the current state of WEAVE, and what she's doing next. Sacramento's Gabriel Williams tells you why he's accepted the job of Assistant Minister for Information for Liberia, and why he plans on commuting. 2006 could be the worst year in four decades for butterflies in California. Insect expert Art Shapiro tells you why. Shapiro is a... Topics: WEAVE, Gabriel Williams, butterflies, KXJZ, Sacramento Public Radio
University of Winnipeg Global College Human Rights and Social Justice Conference February 23-25, 2007 --- February 23, 2007 Welcome reception Welcome: Lloyd Axworthy Greetings: Premier Gary Doer Mayor Sam Katz Federal Representative Gail Asper Opening Keynote: The Human Rights Council - The Story So Far and Future Challenges Ambassador Paul Meyer Topic: human rights, social justice
A priceless collection of Western Americana including Native American pottery, baskets, western artwork and manuscripts has been donated to the General Library at the University of California, Davis. "You never find this material, some of it very, very rare, in one place. And it's not just about Western history," said UC Davis history professor Louis Warren, an expert on the West. Today on Insight you'll hear from Daryl Morrison, who heads Special Collections for the UC Davis General... Topics: Western Americana, Sounds of the cosmos, Douglas Kahn, KXJZ, Sacramento Public Radio
A 1945 episode of the The Hallicrafters Hour, featuring the mononymous cabaret singer & early gay icon, Hildegarde. Ham radio, Hallicrafters, and Hildegarde haha. The intro says that this program is the 9th of a series called "America Unlimited." The "Two Ton" Baker website has scan of a Chicago Tribune article about this show. It says: "W-G-N and the Tribune are cooperating with the army, navy, and top priority war plants in presenting this series. After the... Topics: World War, 1939-1945, Two Ton Baker, World War II, Virginia Haskins, Bruce Foote, W9FJ, W9WZE,...
In 1942, CBS produced a series of six 15-minute programs that were broadcast from Army camps around the country. Each episode of What Are We Fighting For? contains a remarkable speech; my favorite is Alvin C. York's: 01 The Road To War - Edward R. Murrow at West Point, New York 02 What Pearl Harbor Means To Me - Lee White at Ft. George Meade, Maryland 03 Your Enemies, The Fascists - William L. Shirer at Fort Belvoir, Virginia (no open nor close) 04 The Russians Are Our Kind Of People - Quentin... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: World War, 1939-1945, World War II, Patriotism, Old Time Radio, Citizenship, Shirer, William L....
How we define life, and when it's worth preserving, is fundamental to both religion and politics. Host Jeffrey Callison considers the ethics of abortion, the death penalty, assisted suicide and war. We'll find out how people decide to accept one form of death and not another. Topics: Pro-life, abortion, death penalty, assisted suicide, war, KXJZ, Sacramento Public Radio
Documentary on San Francisco's Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) that examines the principal issues surrounding the safety of BART's automatic control system and the relationships between BART's technology and the social goals of those who planned it. The program takes a critical look at the planning and implementation of BART in light of a recent transit accident in Fremont. Features the voices of John Volpe, Secretary of Transportation under President Nixon; A. Alan Post, California legislative... Source: KPFA
Dr. J.S. Holliday, who was relieved of his duties as director of the new Oakland Museum shortly before its opening, Julia Hare, the Oakland Museum's former coordinator of education, and Peggy Stinnett, journalist for the Oakland Montclarion, discuss the responsibilities and potentials of a museum in relation to the community which it serves. Holliday argues that community museums must serve their communities in the most basic way since they are supported by the people. Hare talks about the... Source: KPFA
Series Title: Open hourDescription: Testimony from welfare recipients and others with personal knowledge of welfare in Alameda County. The second program includes talks by State Senator Nicholas Petris, Berkeley City Councilman Ronald Dellums, and the director of the Oakland Economic Development Council, Percy Moore, as well as testimony by welfare recipients and social workers.Prepared and narrated by Don Porsch.Call Number: BB1500.01; BB1500.02Date Published: 1967-10-30; 1968-01-09Rights:... Topics: californialightandsound, Public welfare, Alameda County (Calif.), Porsch, Don, Petris, Nicholas,... Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/4 inch audio tape
Which Direction for the Left in 1968, moderated by George Willet. Recorded: 1 Dec. 1967. Michael Schon and Dorothy Healey discuss potentials for New Left politics in the 1968 elections. (73 min.) BB4757 Pacifica Radio Archives. Topics: pacifica, left, politics, healey, schon, election, liberal
Panel discussion on the Black/White relations in light of the recent release of the U.S. Riot Commission Report and the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The panel is moderated by Gus Matzorkis and includes Clifford McClain of the Neighborhood Adult Participation Project in Los Angeles, Lou Smith, President of Operation Bootstrap in South Central Los Angeles, Reverend James Hargett, Los Angeles Convener of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Reverend Paul Kittlaus of the... Source: KPFK
White response to urban riots / Allan Silver. Talk on the anti-minority reaction among whites following the widespread urban violence of the 1960s.|WHITE RESPONSE TO URBAN RIOTS / Allan Silver. - SERIES: Symposium on violence| no. 3 - Talk on the anti-minority reaction among whites following the widespread urban violence of the 1960's. - RECORDED: Columbia University, 19 Apr. 1968. BROADCAST: WBAI, 15 Aug. 1968. BB3546 Pacifica Radio Archives. Topics: riots, urban, minority, symposium, pacifica
The first of the four part series examines the relationship between African-Americans and Jewish communities in the United States, particularly why the relationship has become the focus of such controversy. Utilizes music, storytelling, poetry, discussions, and interviews. Several speakers examine the complex inner life of the two diverse communities, internal crisis of leadership, generation gaps, dissent, and repression.The recording features interviews with author/activist Cornel West,... Source: KPFA
Robert Krulwich reports live on tape from Washington D.C. Episode contains Jimmy Breslin and Senator George McGovern talking on the wisdom of using the C.I.A. to attempt to kill Fidel Castro; a report on the use and ownership of American beach front property; an anniversary salute to President Gerald Ford-an artificial "debate" between Robert Hartman and Merle Miller; and a report on the price of hotel rooms in Washington D.C. for the Bicentennial the following July 4th, 1976.... Source: WBAI
Description: Using Inglewood, California as a case study, this documentary examines the problems of racial and economic change in an urban community. Earl Ofari of KPFK talks to city officials, real estate people, homeowners, renters and bankers about city services, red-lining, maintenance and other topics that affect property values.Call Number: KZ0748Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Pacifica Radio Archives. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that... Topics: californialightandsound, Population geography, Discrimination in housing, Real property--Inglewood... Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
This weekend on Mother Jones Radio, Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer on what it means now to be a Democrat – and how that's different from just months ago. Also, why do some people so rabidly hate Hillary Clinton? Mother Jones and "This American Life" contributor Jack Hitt explains. And we talk to Josh Rushing – once a Marine in Iraq, now a correspondent for Al Jazeera's new English-language channel. Plus, we speak with the president of the Women's Funding Network about the power... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Montana, Democrats, Hillary Clinton, Iraq, Marines, Al Jazeera, Women's Organizations
"Eleanor Cooper, spokeswoman for Lesbian Feminist Liberation, Arthur Goodman, president of the Gay Activists' Alliance (GAA), and Nathalie Rockhill, legislative director and national coordinator of the National Gay Task Force summarize post-Stonewall LGBT political events. The GAA's City Council Bill, anti-sodomy laws and the GLBT community's awareness of political events are all discussed in this program from 1975, part of the ""Gay Alternatives"" series hosted and... Topics: Rockhill, Nathalie., Goodman, Arthur., Goodman, Arthur., Cooper, Eleanor., Cooper, Eleanor., Gold,...
Description: KPFA's Bill Schechner interviews marine biologist Fred Tarp of Contra Costa College about the effects of marine pollution on the environment.Call Number: BC0673Date Published: 1972-03-07Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Pacifica Radio Archives. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of... Topics: californialightandsound, Marine ecology, Water--Pollution, Schechner, Bill, Tarp, Fred Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Radio 22:00 min:sec Are Wall St. investment banks even the least bit sorry? William Greider reported over 35 years for newspapers, magazines & TV. See his piece "Along with the Bailout, How About an Apology?" 9/26/08 in The Nation mag. Also, "Paulson Bailout Plan a Historic Swindle" 9/19/08 Topics: news, interview, bailout, Paulson, Greider, Grebe, Sounds Of Dissent, WZBC
The June 18, 1944 CBS episode of Wings Over Jordan is interrupted by news from Normandy. Bill Downs reports on the continued battles of Operation Overlord. Partial program I believe? Topics: World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy, World War II, World War, 1939-1945, Bill...
1939 partial episode of the CBS program Wings Over Jordan. Dr. David Jones speaks on The Place of the Negro Woman in American Life and quotes a poem. Partial episode I believe? Topics: 1939, OTR, Langston Hughes, Wings Over Jordan, Old Time Radio
"BROADCAST SOUND RECORDING: Washington, D.C., House of Representatives, Prime Minister of Great Britain Winston S. Churchill's second address (first address - 26 Dec 1941) to joint session of Congress. Introduced by Speaker of the House Sam Rayburn (Democrat, Tex.). Churchill states 'For more than five hundred days-every day a day we have toiled and suffered and dared, shoulder to shoulder against the cruel enemy-we have acted in close combination or concert in many parts of the world, on... Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, World War II, Old Time Radio, OTR, Churchill, Winston, Sir, 1874-1965,...
"This is a sound recording of Winston Churchill's first speech to the nation as Prime Minister of Great Britain. The address was broadcast from London, and in it Churchill said: 'Behind us, behind the armies and fleets of Britain and France, gather a group of shattered states and bludgeoned races ... upon all of whom the long night of barbarism will descend, unbroken even by a star of hope, unless we conquer, as conquer we must, as conquer we shall.' Elmer Davis of Columbia Broadcasting... Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, World War II, Old Time Radio, OTR, Churchill, Winston, Sir, 1874-1965
University of Winnipeg Global College Human Rights and Social Justice Conference February 23-25, 2007 --- February 24, 2007 Lost Boys and Girls of Sudan Representatives of other children of conflict from Liberia, Congo James Christie (moderator) Topic: human rights, social justice, witness dialogue, community integration
Experts tell us how microbicides could prevent millions of women from contracting AIDS over the next three years. One of our guests is Patrick Cannon, the co-chair of an exhibit on women, HIV, and microbicides. "Giving Women Power Over AIDS" will feature drumming, panel discussions, and artifacts. See the exhibit in the University Union Redwood Room at Sacramento State 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. February 13th; and 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. February 14th. Information: (916) 987-6671.... Topics: aids, Nancy Kalish, lost love, microbicides, KXJZ, Sacramento Public Radio
It's one of the most important studies ever conducted on women's health, but critics say design problems call some findings into question. Today medical experts tell you what the Women's Health Initiative means to you, and where the report misses the mark. Is Sacramento too generous with standing ovations? Do musicians and other artists have an easier time pleasing the crowd in California's capital? You'll find out from our guests: Jeff Hudson, arts critic and reporter for KXJZ News; Marcus... Topics: Women's Health Initative, musicians/artists, KXJZ, Sacramento Public Radio
The NBC program WORDS AT WAR is one of my very very favorite old time radio shows. I don't have all episodes available (disabled & can't afford to buy OTR), but here are the episodes that I do have. Enjoy. :D Correct episode names are from the helpful Digital Deli OTR site: http://www.digitaldeliftp.com/DigitalDeliToo/dd2jb-Words-At-War.html Additional research is my own, though I ran out of steam. :) About the Episodes *****EPISODE 01: 1943-06-24 NBC Words At War 01 Combined Operations The... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Words at War, World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, World War II,...
How do working moms manage to balance work and life? Christine Larson, contributor to the new book "This is How We Do It: The Working Mother's Manifesto", reveals how they do it and how they feel about it. Over the past 14 years the American River Conservancy has been working to acquire and protect more than 3,000 acres of river frontage along the South Fork of the American River, preserving it for public use. They also aim to create a recreational trail that would stretch from... Topics: Working moms, Sutter to Sutter, Escher exhibit, KXJZ, Sacramento Public Radio